Friday, May 7, 2021
Illinois lawmakers are debating whether to permanently allow temporary nursing assistants to take on the duties of a certified nursing assistant in long-term care facilities.
U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) says he hopes negotiations with Republicans on President Biden’s $3 trillion infrastructure bill will produce results “soon.”
Champaign County health officials say they’re trying to make it as easy as possible for people to get the COVID vaccine, as demand for the vaccine is dropping.
The University of Illinois Urbana campus reported no new COVID-19 cases from testing conducted on Friday. It was the first day in months with no new cases.
In today’s deep dive, a look at the City of Danville’s building demolition program. Illinois Newsroom’s Jim Meadows reports on why the city hopes tearing down now will lead to rebuilding in the future.
Reporting today contributed by Derek Cantu, Christine Herman, and Jim Meadows.